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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
700 PM CDT MON JUN 12 2006
 
...ALBERTO MOVING CLOSER TO THE NORTHWESTERN GULF COAST OF
FLORIDA...
...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS NEARING THE WARNING AREAS...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA
FROM LONGBOAT KEY TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT SOUTH OF LONGBOAT KEY TO
ENGLEWOOD... AND WEST OF THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO INDIAN PASS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE ATLANTIC COAST
FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO THE SAVANNAH RIVER... AT THE
GEORGIA/SOUTH CAROLINA BORDER.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 700 PM CDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 84.9 WEST OR ABOUT 120
MILES...195 KM...SOUTH OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA AND ABOUT 130 MILES
...215 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION...ACCOMPANIED BY A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORARD...
IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THE CENTER COULD REACH THE COAST
IN THE WARNING AREA EARLY TUESDAY. HOWEVER... CONDITIONS ARE
ALREADY DETERIORATING IN THE WARNED AREA.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WHILE SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE PRIOR TO
LANDFALL... ALBERTO STILL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME A HURRICANE
BEFORE REACHING THE FLORIDA GULF COAST.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370
KM...TO THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER. SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS AND DOPPLER RADAR DATA INDICATE TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE LOCATED JUST OFFSHORE THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM
VENICE NORTHWARD TO APALACHEEE BAY.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 8 TO 10 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER A LARGE PORTION OF THE WARNING AREA.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN FLORIDA AND SOUTHEASTERN
GEORGIA... MAINLY ALONG AND TO THE RIGHT OF THE TRACK OF ALBERTO.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN FLORIDA TODAY AND TONIGHT.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 700 PM CDT POSITION...28.0 N...84.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 1000 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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